Headlines for Sunday, February 22, 2004

  • Bullish Luck Swoops to Hong Kong Gold Cup

    Kentucky-bred Bullish Luck stormed through late to snatch the $1,028,925 Hong Kong Gold Cup (HK-I) at 2,000 meters as trainer Tony Cruz and jockey Felix Coetzee continued their strong seasons Sunday at Sha Tin racecourse.

  • Hard Buck, under Edgar Prado in yellow silks, defeats Balto Star in the Gulfstream Breeders' Cup Handicap.

    Hard Buck Hits Jackpot at Gulfstream

    Brazilian-bred Hard Buck rallied on the outside to get up in the final two strides, defeating favored Balto Star by a head in the $190,000 Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IT) on the turf Sunday.

  • Santa Anita Jocks Add Height for Annual Hoops Contest

    In an effort to snap a two-game losing streak, the Santa Anita jockeys will put a new and improved lineup on the floor when they play Holy Angels School in their annual basketball game Feb. 26 at La Salle High School in Pasadena.

  • Trainer Stunned as Unfurl The Flag Equals 'Bid's Mark

    Trainer David Bernstein admitted he was stunned when Unfurl The Flag equaled Spectacular Bid's 1980 Santa Anita track record of 1:20 for seven furlongs Saturday when he won an optional claiming race by 4 ½ lengths under jockey Mike Smith.

  • Storm Cat, Unbridled's Song Offspring Among Hot Horses for Fasig-Tipton Calder Sale

    Based on comments from buyers and consignors, Fasig-Tipton Florida's sale catalogue is full of quality 2-year-olds.Hot horses include the progeny of <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=935962&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Storm Cat</a> and <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1392779&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Unbridled's Song</a>.

  • Redskin Warrior toyed with the Best Turn field.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: The Fresh Faces of February

    Each year at this time, new stars are spotted in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) galaxy for the first time. But there is always a question whether they have come along too late to shine brightly on the first Saturday in May. Such is the case with Redskin Warrior, Odds On, Purge, Rock Hard Ten, and Quintons Gold Rush.

  • Host Preps for Dubai in Gulfstream Allowance

    Laura and Eugene Melnyk's Host, Horse of the Year in Chile last season and second in his U.S. debut at Gulfstream Park earlier this month, preps for a start in Dubai on March 27 in Monday's $46,000 Gulfstream allowance feature at 1 1/8 mile on the turf.

  • Kauai King

    On This Day...

    Feb. 22, 1966<br><b>Kauai King at Hialeah</b>